Dr. Caroline was born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. After completing seven years of study at the University of Saskatchewan, she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in May of 1989. Upon graduation, she moved to Red Deer, Alberta, to begin her career in Dentistry. Over the years, she has maintained her practice with honesty and integrity and has been proud to see her family of patients continue to grow. Dr. Caroline considers herself very fortunate to work with such wonderful patients here in Central Alberta who support her and her practice.
Dr. Caroline believes in, and is committed to continuing her education to provide you with the techniques and materials to make your dental experience the most positive and satisfying you have ever received. Her desire to help her patients achieve health is what continues to fuel her passion for Dentistry. Beyond her dental degree, Dr. Caroline has further studied all aspects of general dentistry. She looks forward to providing her patients with dental care that is preventive in nature, evidence-based, and minimally-invasive at every opportunity.
One of Dr. Caroline's greatest desires is to offer her dental services to those patients who have limited or no access to dental care. She volunteers her time at the Dental Outreach of Red Deer (DOoR) clinic in Red Deer, and is pursuing opportunities to complete dental mission trips. In gratitude for all that dentistry has given her, she hopes to make a difference to those who need it most.
In her time away from the office, Dr. Caroline enjoys various outdoor pursuits such as boating, camping, sports, and traveling. She also spends creative time scrapbooking, and has been an active member of the Red Deer Lettering Arts Guild (Calligraphy) for many years. Dr. Caroline has recently taken an interest in Flamenco dancing, and continues her study of languages, most recently Russian. You may also find her cheering on her "Roughriders"!
Dr. Caroline is married to her husband Scott, and alongside him, enjoys balance in her life in the company of family, good friends, and the community at large.
Dr. Robert was born and raised in Lethbridge, Alberta. He moved to Red Deer to play volleyball for the Red Deer College Kings, and spent two years with the Kings while studying general science. It was during this time that Dr. Robert fell in love with the city and the people of Red Deer. He returned to his hometown to complete his Bachelor of Science in Biology before attending the University of Alberta's School of Dentistry.
Dr. Robert enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and loves working with his patients to maintain the highest standards of oral health. As a former member of the SHINE Dental Clinic, a charity organization focusing on providing dental care to under-serviced youth in downtown Edmonton, Dr. Robert has developed a special interest in working with children and is looking forward to continuing to do so in Red Deer.
Dr. Robert cites the people and their strong sense of community as his main incentive to call Red Deer home once again. Outside of the office, you will be able to spot him down at the Riverbend Golf Course or swimming lanes at the Dawe Community Center. As an aficionado of the outdoors, physical activity and adventure, he also loves to get away to the mountains or to explore what the rest of Canada and the world have to offer.
Being an Oilers fan, Dr. Robert often refers to a quote from new coach Todd McLellan that states: "If you aren't constantly moving forward, you are falling behind". He places a great importance on continuing education and is looking forward to constantly striving to improve the ways in which he can better serve the people of Red Deer.
Meagan's life began in Caledonia, Ontario. She started her dental career in 2005 after receiving her dental assisting diploma from CDI College in Hamilton, Ontario. After 4 years as a chairside assistant, she decided to work in reception, and has found her passion. Meagan prides herself on being a customer service specialist. She looks for opportunities to build relationships with our patients and enjoys helping them understand their benefit plans and the importance of dental health. Meagan is a forever-learner, seeking out courses to improve her dental administration skills. She moved to our area in 2012 and is an ambassador of what our office stands for. When not working she is with her husband and three children, and also loves camping, crafts, canning, baking, coffee and a good book.
Jesslyn was born and raised in the small town of Forestburg, AB. She received her Registered Dental Assistant Level II certification from NAIT while working in a dental clinic in Wainwright, and knew she had chosen a career she would love! After 6 years, Jesslyn moved to Red Deer, and now works as both a receptionist and assistant in our office. She prides herself on her skills working with people of all ages, especially children. Jesslyn embodies a positive, fun-loving attitude which along with her confidence and knowledge puts our patients at ease. In her spare time she enjoys dance, which she had competed in for thirteen years and taught for seven. She also loves hockey, volleyball and slo-pitch, and travels back to Forestburg on weekends to spend valuable time with her boyfriend and family.
José was born and raised near Bogota, Colombia. He attended the National University of Colombia and graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 1991. José practiced as a dentist for 11 years before immigrating to Canada. He received his Dental Hygiene diploma from Toronto College and after working in London, Ontario, moved to Red Deer and has been with us for many years now. Quickly building a relationship of trust and confidence with patients is a particular quality José possesses. His clinical skills are exceptional, being both gentle and meticulous. We are very fortunate to be able to have him perform hygiene services with such professionalism at our office. José is married to his high school sweetheart, Nazly who also works with us, and has two daughters. He enjoys playing soccer, collecting model cars, reading, and also traveling with family and friends.
Cristina was born in Stratford Ontario, and raised in Cambridge, Ontario. In 2005 she graduated from Niagara College and received her Diploma in Dental Hygiene. Cristina worked in Ontario for almost ten years before moving to this area in 2015 with her husband and 2 children. You will find Cristina to be an efficient and gentle hygienist who enjoys educating our patients. She is both kind and honest, and truly wants to work with patients to improve their oral health. Cristina brings to our office the gifts of experience and passion for dentistry. She has a genuine interest in the well-being of all our patients. In her free time, Cristina enjoys a variety of activities including reading, baking amazing cakes, crafts, sports, and exploring Alberta's beautiful outdoors with her family.
Nazly emigrated from Colombia with her husband José Luis in 2002. She graduated as a Registered Dental Assistant from Everest College in London, Ontario, and moved out west where she now passionately works at our office, the place she calls her second home. Nazly is devoted to her family, and is extremely proud of her two daughters and their scholastic achievements. Nazly is also very committed to her career. She has continued her education and received her Registered Level II Certification with expanded duties for Alberta. Nazly is always working with an optimistic attitude; attentively looking out for the well-being of our patients. She is a true team worker, and has been a joy to have in our office for many years now. In her spare time, Nazly enjoys connecting with nature, listening to music, jewelry design, and other forms of art that awaken strength in her.
Kylene was born in Calgary but grew up in Rockyford, AB. She credits her family and small town upbringing in forming her values especially for helping people. This desire led Kylene to the health care field where she attended Columbia College in Calgary and received her Level II Registered Dental Assistant certification. After gaining valuable experience working in dental clinics in Fort Saskatchewan and Cold Lake, Kylene decided to move to the Red Deer area to be closer to her family. With confidence and a sense of humor, she always strives to make every patient feel at home in our office with the most comfortable and enjoyable dental experience they have ever had. When not at work Kylene enjoys reading, as well as the outdoors with her husband and "fur baby" Wilson, while golfing, camping, and 4 x 4'ing in her Jeep.
Melissa was born in the small railroad town of Chapleau Ontario, and raised in Bancroft, another small town in southern Ontario. She found an interest in the dental field and attended Algonquin College in Ottawa, Ontario, graduating as a Level II Dental Assistant in 2007. Melissa began her dental assisting career in Thunder Bay, Ontario and became passionate for the profession after building many strong relationships with patients and helping them realize the importance of their dental health. During a trip to Banff National Park and with one view of the mountains, she decided this was where she wanted to reside. After 8 years working as an assistant and receptionist, she decided to make the move to Red Deer and join our office. Melissa is a competent and caring assistant who develops a great rapport with our patients and manages to make them laugh! With a great passion for outdoors, hiking, fishing, camping, hunting and especially photography, she knew this was the place for her!